Thursday, May 26, 2011

2D and 3D

Library design variations:
And properly scaled 3D model in progress:

Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Curious Specimen

May has been a productive month! Here is my contribution for an art project being organized by the filmmakers of the short film No Face.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011

Painting Pitfalls: Getting too Literal

It's hard not to get carried away rendering many many many details seperately instead of working the whole painting. The danger is overcomplicating values and edges trying to describe objects too literally. The balance is thrown out of whack, and any appeal the had painting gets lost. Really, an impression can give a more tangible feeling for an interoir.

Here's a quick hack Photoshop filter job to illustrate. The high contrast B&W has less detail, but so much more depth and feeling. The "too literal" original is below it.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Gorilla Artbook vol 1 Released!

The book is out! Click here for the official announcement with lots of juicy preview pics, and the full list of artists. There are also links where to buy.

I'll just leave this teaser trailer here:

Gorilla Artfare | Gorilla Artbook Vol.1 from Café Salé | CFSL ink on Vimeo.